Twelve of 20 sectors improved, but weakness in manufacturing and mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction offset gains
The growth represented the best jump in GDP since the first quarter of 2015
Growth is powered by energy industry, with conventional oil and gas extraction gaining 3.2 percent
Canadian exports are projected to accelerate slightly following a subpar 2016
The monetary fund also notes that the US recovery misses expectations
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 1.0 per cent to $50.4 billion that month
Output in construction and service unchanged while there were increases in the utility, agriculture and forestry sectors.
This time, the public may understand more about Canada’s economic health than the “experts”